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The TUCJCC has developed this programme of work to ensure
Trades Union Councils and County Associations are an important part
An effective union needs two things: the first is a

Strong unions matter, which is why the TUC assists unions, through the Organising Academy, to build membership, improve workplaces and speak with authority on behalf of working people and their families.

Strong unions are created by investing in organising; thinking about our resources, how we represent members and develop reps and stewards.

For more information on what we're up to day to day, you can read our blog, Stronger Unions or you can contact the team on [email protected]

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Stronger Unions is a news and comment blog about the UK trade union movement, managed by the TUC. We aim to be a central resource on the web for people wanting to find out about what unions are doing, and a community for people to contribute their own thoughts on developments for our movement.

More than three in four (77%) employers say union-led training programmes have a positive effect in their workplaces, according to a review published today (Friday).
21 October 2016
Trades union councils use their unique place in their community to promote a positive vision of trade unions - a democratic force for fairness and progress in the modern workplace in touch with the concerns of trade union members and the community. Trades councils develop innovative and imaginative campaigning, build...
12 October 2016
Bognor Regis FC deservedly shunted Dulwich Hamlet FC into a 1 - 3 reverse, which was a set-back for our generous hosts and the many trade unionists who swelled the 2,217 crowd on Saturday, especially those who are committed republicans.
11 October 2016
Speaking at a rally today (Sunday) to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street, a battle which prevented fascists marching through largely-Jewish neighbourhoods in 1936, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
09 October 2016
BECTU members at ‘The Ritzy Cinema’ in Brixton were on strike 24-25 September 2016 seeking fair pay, decent terms and conditions of employment and a commitment from their employer to negotiate with them as responsible trade unionists.
27 September 2016
The first North West Labour Film Festival comes to Liverpool from the 6th to the 9th of October. Hosted between Picturehouse at Fact in the city centre and The Plaza Cinema in Crosby, the four day festival will feature films, discussion and socialising to bring together many in our movement...
23 September 2016
Trade Union Share Owners (TUSO) have welcomed the announcement today (Tuesday) by Sports Direct that there will be an independent review of the company’s working practices and corporate governance.
20 September 2016
Commenting on reports that the Home Secretary will shortly announce a review of material on alleged police brutality at the 1984 Orgreave miners’ picket, to be followed by an official inquiry, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said: “For there to be confidence in the inquiry, it must be given the...
15 September 2016
The 2016 Trades Union Councils Conference was held on 4th and 5th June in Sheffield. This booklet contains all the resolutions that were passed at this year’s conference.
23 August 2016
The TUCJCC has developed this programme of work to ensure that trades union councils can identify their part in TUC campaigns and help implement the resolutions passed at the 2016 trades union councils conference.
23 August 2016